Saluda School

Saluda School Theme:

Together We Learn: It Takes a Community

Classroom News:

DrumFIT

Students at Saluda Elementary have been participating in DrumFIT during PE classes.  DrumFIT is a non-competitive fitness program for all ages.  Students each have a fitness ball and drumsticks and follow along to a variety of  videos.  They drum, jump, bounce, balance and dance with the balls to lively music.   
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Spirit Week

Students had an exciting week before Christmas break . . . shopping at the annual Christmas Bazaar, participating in Spirit Week, and completing activities in the classroom.
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What do you see?

Kindergartener, Kindergartener, what do you see? I see a triangular Christmas Tree waiting for me.  Christmas Tree, Christmas Tree what do you see? I see 4 pretty square presents set under me.  Christmas presents, Christmas presents what do you see? We see 9 circle ornaments hanging on the tree.  Ornaments, Ornaments what do you see? We...
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Care Packages

The character trait for December is gratitude. The students in Mrs. Rackley’s 5th grade class showed their gratitude to those who are serving their country by collecting items to put in a care package for a former student of Mrs. Rackley’s who is serving overseas. The students also made Christmas cards to include in the...
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Nature Time

Saluda School Kindergartens enjoyed nature’s playground in Little Park while exploring/observing with 4 of their 5 senses (there was no tasting!). 
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Kindergarten Practice

While celebrating the start of the Winter holidays, Kindergarten students at Saluda School practiced a few key skills –  counting and adding, collaborating with classmates, spinning a toy top, and patience (no chocolate was eaten until after all of the above). Happy Holidays!
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Eye / Hand Coordination in PE

Saluda students are working on eye/ hand coordination by striking balloons.  Kindergarten students keep the balloon up with their hand. Second graders use a ping pong paddle as an extension to keep the balloons aloft. 
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Book Character Day

Saluda School staff and students are so “thankful for books” that they had a Book Character Celebration Day.   Students met in the gymnasium, dressed as a favorite character and explained why they chose that character.  “It was so exciting to see the students looking around the room at characters from books that they now want...
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Gratitude and Appreciation

Saluda School staff were very excited upon arriving to work Tuesday morning.  Greeting them were smiling Kiwanians holding posters of gratitude and appreciation for their dedication and hard work.  
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